Tag Archives: warmwater fly fishing

Video: A Grand Tour of Quebec Fly Fishing


Written by: Phil Monahan

I’m not quite sure who these folks at Mouche are, but they clearly know how to have a good time fly fishing in their native Quebec and they have some killer cinematography chops. This video . . .

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Photos: Fanning the Flames of Fly-Fishing Passion

Written by: Mike Lembke, Wollaston Lake Lodge


Young River learns the satisfaction of catching a big fish on a fly you tied yourself.
Photo courtesy Wollaston Lake Lodge

Twelve-year-old River is on his second trip to Wollaston Lake Lodge this week. He loves fishing, and traveled to Canada with his father, grandfather and brother. He is quite the young man, . . .

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Pro Tips: Support Your Bass—Stop the Lip Grip!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Rob Woodruff of Woodruff Guide Service shows how to properly support a bass’s body.
Photo by Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff

Fly fishers have spent a lot of time over the past couple of years trying to promote the #Keepemwet ethic as a way to ensure the highest survival rates from catch-and-release. . .

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Warmwater Wednesday: Bass Go Ga-Ga for Gurglers

Written by: Preston Ailor


The Gurgler provided just the right action and commotion to draw strikes.
Photos by Preston Ailor

I have a problem. I look through fly-fishing magazines and catalogs the same way teenage boys look at Kardashians’ Instagram accounts. One day, looking through the Orvis fly catalog, I . . .

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Pro Tips: Top 10 Topwater Flies for Smallmouth Bass

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips


Kip Vieth is passionate about the smallmouth-bass fishing in his home state of Minnesota.
Photo courtesy Kip Vieth

I call the banks of the Upper Mississippi River home. Our shop and guide service is located right in the heart of the famous catch-and-release section, just north of the Twin Cities. Where we live, . . .

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Classic Video: How to Tie a Simple Foam Bass Popper


Written by: Phil Monahan

Foam poppers are easy to tie and offer exciting action on the water.

Few anglers would argue that the most exciting and fun way to fish for bass and panfish is with a surface pattern, which allows you to see the strike. Traditionally, bass poppers were made. . .

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Classic Tips: 8 Ways to Stay Connected to Bass on the Fly

Written by: Rob Woodruff, Woodruff Guide Service


To get a bruiser like this to the boat, you need to do a lot of things right.
Photo by Rob Woodruff

Keeping a fly in a big largemouth bass’s mouth often proves more difficult than getting it there. Here are 8 techniques that will make the difference between showing off a photo and telling . . .

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